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Batrachylodes trossulus
family: Ceratobatrachidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Bougainville Island (Papua New Guinea), Choiseul and Isabel Islands, Solomon Islands. It occurs up to 500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits forest floor in lowland and foothill rainforest (S. Richards pers. obs.). It appears to be able to persist in secondary forest, rural gardens, villages etc. It is a species that breeds by direct development and lays its eggs on the ground.

Population

It is an extremely abundant species in lowland rainforest and logged habitat, and appears to be more abundant in disturbed compared to pristine forest.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are none known and this species appears to be able to persist in secondary forest and other disturbed habitats.

Conservation Actions

The species' range in the Solomon Islands needs to be documented. Its range does not include any protected areas.

Citation

Fred Parker, Stephen Richards 2004. Batrachylodes trossulus. In: IUCN 2013

 

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